The Christmas Dilemma
The Dilemma of Belief. Have you ever had those moments when you wondered, “Is this really true?” Maybe life has gotten difficult. Maybe you have come to the Derailment of your hopes and dreams like Joseph, Mary’s husband, when he found out that his betrothed bride was pregnant after all his time and…
Where do we start? 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. 10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever. What do we tend to fear? The unknown…
Prayer So this week, we’re actually going to PAUSE from our walk through the gospel of John... and we’re going to stay on this topic that we’ve come across in the 1st chapter of John... Baptism Two weeks ago, we looked at how John the Baptist was sent by God the Father to prepare the way for Jesus Christ...…
Hope gives believers confidence and reassurance in this present life, allowing them to lead effective lives for God. It also reassures them of the reality of eternal life, allowing them to face difficulties with confidence.
Hebrews 4:14–15 14 So then, since we have a great High Priest who has entered heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to what we believe. 15 This High Priest of ours understands our weaknesses, for he faced all of the same testings we do, yet he did not sin. Jesus Christ, being a truly human…
I want to talk about where our strength comes from… where our qualifications or sufficiency comes from. It’s easy to get caught up in thinking that we are self sufficient. Our sufficiency is from God Look at what Paul said. 5 It is not that we think we are qualified to do anything on our own. Our qualification…
Songs: This world is not my Home Heavens Jubilee Victory in Jesus 1st Sunday offering HELL The safest road to hell is the gradual one—the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.… The long, dull, monotonous years of middle-aged prosperity or middle-aged…
Lessons in the Wilderness
Rev. Bruce Goettsche • Union Church of La Harpe Illinois • Sermon • • 64 views
As Americans, we enjoy our holidays. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day, Easter, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, the 4th of July and the various other days off from work. These days are all designed to remind us something. They are markers in our life designed to point to the deep and abiding values…
Mastering Key Areas in the Christian Life
Does Church really matter? Today we begin a new series titled "Mastering Key Areas in the Christian Life." Join us as we learn about the importance of Worship and Church Attendance and show how this discipline is a necessity for a successful Christian life.
Good morning and welcome to Dishman Baptist Church. Please open you Bibles with me to Mark 14 , Mark 14 . We will be continuing our slow journey through this pivotal night for Christ and His disciples but also a pivotal night for us. So far we have looked at the preparations that took place revealing…
The Finished Work of Jesus
I . Intro . Reminder ( Titus 3:3-7 ) A . I have trouble remembering things . 1. Any of you notice that? 2. I don’t know why but sometimes things just slip my mind. 3. There have been times when I did not remember what I went into the kitchen for. B . I think it’s scientifically safe to say that the older…
Legacies of Genuine Faith
With little to go on except a word from God, Abraham (with Sarah) is one of the greatest examples of faith in the Bible. If Abraham lived by faith in the promises of God and in a coming Messiah, then the implication is that all Jews and Gentiles alike should do the same.
The Gospel of Luke 2
PRAY INTRO: Review, beginning at v. 32: Two criminals led away with Jesus to be crucified at the same time. Jesus compassionately prays a request of the Father to forgive these perpetrators for their part in this unique atrocity of putting him to death. The scoffing from the Jews, the mocking from the…
Christ and the Christian 26 For it was indeed fitting that we should have such a high priest, holy, innocent, unstained, separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens. 27 He has no need, like those high priests, to offer sacrifices daily, first for his own sins and then for those of the people,…